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The meaning of Christ

a Mahayana theology

by John P. Keenan

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Orbis Books in Maryknoll, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jesus Christ -- Person and offices,
  • Jesus Christ -- Buddhist interpretations,
  • Faith.,
  • Enlightenment (Buddhism),
  • Mysticism.,
  • Christianity and other religions -- Mahayana Buddhism,
  • Mahayana Buddhism -- Relations -- Christianity

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn P. Keenan
    SeriesFaith meets faith series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT205"K43"1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 312 p
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21126116M
    ISBN 100883446405
    LC Control Number89-37873

      What is Look at the Book? You look at a Bible text on the screen. You listen to John Piper. You watch his pen “draw out” meaning. You see for yourself whether the meaning is really there. And (we pray!) all that God is for you in Christ explodes with faith, and joy, and love. “New Jerusalem,” an expression that appears twice in the Bible, is a symbolic city that represents the group of Jesus’ followers who go to heaven to rule with him in God’s Kingdom. (Revelation 3: 12; ) The Bible shows that this group can also be called the bride of Christ.

    of the Bible when understood in a system of Christ-centered bibli-cal interpretation. That is the same system of interpretation that is taught at Westminster today and is affirmed so clearly in this book. I am also glad to see that this book clearly explains and rejects alter-native approaches that deny the complete truthfulness of Scripture. Moroni clearly states that the Book of Mormon “is to show unto the remnant of the house of Israel what great things the Lord hath done for their fathers; and that they may know the covenants of the Lord, that they are not cast off forever—And also to the convincing of the Jew and Gentile that Jesus is the Christ, the Eternal God.

    Vicar of Christ (from Latin Vicarius Christi) is a term used in different ways and with different theological connotations throughout history. The original notion of a vicar is as an "earthly representative of Christ", but it's also used in the sense of "person acting as parish priest in place of a real person." The title is now used in Catholicism to refer to the bishops and more specifically. The rest of the book lays out these five options. Christ Against Culture. To exemplify the Christ against Culture position, Niebuhr claims Tertullian, Leo Tolstoy, the Mennonites, and various voices from the monastic tradition that are united by a common theme: loyalty to Christ and the church entails a rejection of culture and society.


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Book II: Admonitions Concerning Interior Things. The second book focuses on the life to be led by a follower of Christ, with the reminder that no one is richer, more powerful, or freer than he who can renounce all and set himself in the lowest place.” It opens with the following: “The kingdom of God is within you,” saith the Lord.

This book also contains an appendix with practical answers to thirty frequently asked questions regarding the meaning and application of the cross of Christ.

All proceeds from this book go to support Christian evangelism and provide aid to members of the body of Christ in need.5/5(11). Overall, Christ the Meaning of History is a fantastic book that only continues to grow in relevance. I highly recommend it for those interested in living as faithful Christians in the world of history.

Read more. 11 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report by: 6. Further, the title of “Christ” comes from the Greek word “Christos”, meaning ‘anointed’. It is translated from the Hebrew word “Mashiach”, or “Messiah”.

Both Christ and Messiah mean “the anointed one of God”. You may often hear the Hebrew words “Mashiach Nagid” which in English means “Messiah the King”.

Rarely does a book come along that suggests a known theological topic (the ascension of The meaning of Christ book yet completely grasps you with the depth, the Scriptures and the thoughtfulness of this book.

The author helps us to think through the aspects of Christ's raised physical body and how that body exists in time and space and place and yet, as fully God 5/5(5). Meaning of Christ In The Bible. The Greek word for “Christ” is Christos and the Hebrew word is meshiakh and both mean “anointed one.” Sometimes “Christ” appears before “Jesus” such as “Christ Jesus” and other times if follows the name “Jesus,” such as “Jesus Christ.” John and actually defines “Christ.

What is the true definition. In this book, Marcus J Borg explores some of the big questions we ask about Christianity and the Bible. Bringing in the thoughts and viewpoints of both the leading conservative Jesus scholar, N.T.

Wright, and the leading liberal Christ scholar, Marcus Borg, we find the debate on the meaning of widely divergent views of these two scholars take this. The Book of Revelation in the Bible is one of the more difficult books of the Bible to understand. A Testimony of Jesus Christ is a commentary that explains some of the mysteries of Revelation.

The primary books of the Bible pertaining to end times prophecy are the book of Daniel, the book of Ezekiel and the book of Revelation. Though a challenging area of study, Eschatology helps believers understand the prophetic passages of Scripture and how to live the Christian life in preparation for the end times.

This is an overall fine, useful book it is always a delight to learn of others who take the cross of Christ seriously and seek to tell others about it. (Wisconsin Lutheran Quarterly, Fall ) [Stott's] penetrating insight, charitable scholarship and pastoral warmth are Reviews:   But always the gospel rings out.

Christ's cross has won the victory, and it is all from God. This book is a moving testimony to the courage, intelligence, and faithfulness of one of the church's premier preachers.

Every student of the Scriptures needs this book." John D. Witvliet — Calvin Institute of Christian WorshipCited by: 1. Christ definition is - messiah. First Known Use of Christ. Noun. before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1.

Christ, used by Christians as both a name and a title, is synonymous with Jesus. It is also used as a title, in the reciprocal use "Christ Jesus", meaning "the Messiah Jesus", and independently as "the Christ".

The Pauline epistles, the earliest texts of the New Testament, often refer to Jesus as "Christ Jesus" or "Christ". Christ. anointed, the Greek translation of the Hebrew word rendered "Messiah" (q.v.), the official title of our Lord, occurring five hundred and fourteen times in the New Testament.

It denotes that he was anointed or consecrated to his great redemptive work as Prophet, Priest, and King of his people. The simple and often intended meaning of "in Christ" or "in the Lord" is to denote a relation with Christ. Hence, Paul wrote, "Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ" (Eph.

1: 3). In these instances of "in Christ," to be in Christ is tantamount to. John, who was exiled on the Island of Patmos by the Romans for his testimony about Jesus Christ and nearing the end of his life, wrote the book in approximately A.D.

Written To The book of Revelation is addressed to believers, “his servants,” of the churches in seven cities of the Roman province of Asia. Book Summary of Steps to Christ Words | 26 Pages. answer to the deepest problems of your heart that no human being can answer or solve.

I would like to read you a statement from the book, Acts of the Apostles, It says, "Before the believer is held out the wonderful possibility of being like Christ, obedient to all the principles of. John Stott would insist, however, that the importance of the book ultimately lies in the subject itself.

There is no greater, no more challenging task for a Chris-tian leader than to set out the meaning of the cross for the church and for the world. John Stott’s masterly examination takes the form of four major sections: 2 Ibid., pp. 93 − 3.

Book of James explained, half brother of Chirst. Go To James Index. Title: James, like all of the general epistles except Hebrews, is named after its author (verse 1). Authorship: The author is identified only as James, and there are four men so named in the New Testament.

Yet. The Imitation of Christ is a Christian devotional book by Thomas à Kempis, first composed in Latin (as De Imitatione Christi) ca. – It is a handbook for spiritual life arising from the Devotio Moderna movement, of which Kempis was a member. The Imitation is perhaps the most widely read Christian devotional work next to the Bible, and is regarded as a devotional and religious classic.

Go To Book of Colossians Index. Title: Colossians is named for the city of Colossae, where the church it was addressed to was located. It was also to be read in the neighboring church at Laodicea ().

Authorship - Date: This letter was written by Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ (; compare verse 23; ). Though he did not personally know the recipients, Paul was acquainted with them.In Christian eschatology, the Antichrist, or anti-Christ, is a person prophesied by the Bible to oppose Christ and substitute himself in Christ's place before the Second term (including one plural form) is found five times in the New Testament, solely in the First and Second Epistle of John.

The Antichrist is announced as the one "who denies the Father and the Son.".The Return of Christ 52 A.D. I Timothy Advice to a Young Preacher 64 A.D. II Timothy Encouragement to a Soldier of Christ 66 A.D.

Titus Instructions For Doing Good 64 A.D. Philemon A Slave Becomes a Christian 60 A.D. Hebrews A Better Life Through Christ 66 A.D. James.